Events

Beer & Guanxi

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Karrikin Spirits

Our popular Beer & Guanxi networking comes back strong with in-person meetings. Join us for a business after hour networking opportunity, followed by the China Town Hall hosted by renowned political commentator Fareed Zakaria and a discussion with former AmCham Shanghai President, ASG Senior Advisor Kenneth Jarrett, presented to you by M3C.

Event Details:

  • Date: Oct 19, 2021
  • Time: 6-9 pm EDT
  • Venue: Karrikin Spirits Distillery
  • Attire: Business casual
  • Fee: No entry fee. Cash bar on site.
  • RSVP: Click “Register Now!” below and fill out the registration form

Agenda:

  • Kick off by M3C Chair
  • Briefing by Executive Director
  • Networking in person and virtually with former AmCham President, ASG Senior Advisor Kenneth Jarrett
  • China Town Hall by Fareed Zakaria (virtual)
  • Q&A with Kenneth Jarrett
  • Adjouns

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Join us for an important China Town Hall with Fareed Zakaria, with special guest moderator Kenneth Jarrett, former president of AmCham Shanghai.

福利|议事厅:特邀CNN著名记者、时事评论家、节目主持人、作家法里德扎卡利亚与会员线上交流

October 19, China Town Hall Agenda:

  • 6:45pm-7:00pm EDT, Pre-event warm up and networking
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm EDT, China Town Hall by Fareed Zakaria
  • 8:00pm-9:00pm EDT, China Business Briefing by Kenneth Jarrett, Q&A

Kenneth Jarrett is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where he draws on decades of business and diplomatic experience in China and across East Asia to provide perspective and advice to businesses, investors, and other organizations with interest in the region.

Most recently, Mr. Jarrett spent five years as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. Under his leadership, the Chamber helped hundreds of companies establish and grow their networks in China and navigate operational and regulatory challenges.

Previously, Mr. Jarrett was a distinguished diplomat whose positions included service as Consul General in Shanghai, and as Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong. His 26-year foreign service career also included postings in Beijing, Chengdu, and Singapore. His government roles in Washington, D.C, included serving as Director of Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council. Following his government service, Mr. Jarrett served as Chairman of Greater China for APCO Worldwide.

Mr. Jarrett is a frequent commentator on the business environment in China, and he has been quoted in outlets including Bloomberg, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among others.

He is the recipient of the Magnolia Award (Silver) from the Shanghai government and is a member of the National Committee for U.S.-China Relations.

Mr. Jarrett earned an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Yale University and an M.A. in National Security Studies from the National War College. He received a B.A. in History from Cornell University. He speaks Mandarin Chinese.

He is based in Shanghai, China.

About ASG: Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm that helps clients understand and successfully navigate the intersection of public, private, and social sectors in international markets. ASG’s worldwide team has served clients in more than 120 countries. Learn more at www.albrightstonebridge.com.

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商会即将举办中国议事厅,由著名时事评论家、CNN国际时事栏目制片人兼主持人主持。还有特邀嘉宾上海美商会资深专家为商会会员做解答并互动。敬请留意后续公告登记注册免费参加讨论互动。

法里德·扎卡利亚是美国著名印度裔记者、时事评论家和作家,他现在是《时代杂志》主编、CNN人气时事评论节目《法里德·扎卡利亚的环球公共广场》的制片人及主持人。他的节目和文章,多以分析和评论世界各国的经济、政治局势而闻名。
此次线上议事厅活动得到了上海美商会的大力支持。奥尔布赖特石桥集团高级顾问Kenneth Jerret(李瑞达)将在线上为会员做解答国际局势对中美经贸关系的影响与走向,并与会员就议事厅主题进行互动交流。

奥尔布赖特石桥集团顾名思义就是美国前国务卿奥尔布赖特成立的顾问公司。该公司为跨国公司、金融机构、行业协会和非营利组织提供咨询服务。助理秘书长由前美国国务卿马德琳·奥尔布赖特担任主席。助理秘书长由180名国家和部门专家组成,其中包括20多名前大使和部长。

该公司的高级战略顾问包括西班牙前外交部长安娜·帕拉西奥、德国前外交部长约施卡·费舍尔和葡萄牙前外交部长兼共和国议会议长贾梅·伽马。
该公司的高级顾问包括瑞典前财政部长P r Nuder,克林顿总统领导下的前环境保护局局长Carol Browner;海外私人投资公司前总裁兼首席执行官Elizabeth Littlefield。
ASG隶属于2005年成立的新兴市场投资公司奥尔布赖特资本管理公司(AlbritCapitalManagement)。
Kenneth Jarrett是ASG的高级顾问,他在那里借鉴了中国和整个东亚数十年的商业和外交经验,为在该地区感兴趣的企业、投资者和其他组织提供观点和建议。
早前,李瑞达先生在上海担任上海美商会主席五年。在他的领导下,商会帮助数百家公司在中国建立和发展网络,并应对运营和监管方面的挑战。
李瑞达先生以前是一位杰出的外交官,其职务包括担任驻上海总领事和驻香港副总领事。他26年的外交生涯还包括在北京、成都和新加坡的工作.他在华盛顿特区的政府职务包括担任白宫国家安全委员会的亚洲事务主任。在政府服务之后,Jarrett先生担任了APCO全球公司的大中华区主席。
李瑞达经常评论中国的商业环境,在彭博、“经济学人”、“金融时报”、“洛杉矶时报”、“纽约时报”和“华尔街日报”等媒体上都引用过他的话。
他是上海政府颁发的木兰奖(银奖)的获得者,也是美中关系全国委员会的成员。
Jarrett先生在耶鲁大学获得东亚研究硕士学位,在国家战争学院获得国家安全研究硕士学位。他在康奈尔大学获得历史学学士学位。他会说普通话。他目前居住在中国上海。

本次活动会员免费参加。请留意商会公告或联系商会负责人。

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M&A Workshop: Business Culture Transition & Assimilation

As cross-border mergers and acquisitions are happening, how to ensure a smooth transitioning and assimilation of different business culture between China and the US? M3C invites you to join a panel of experts on this subject matter. Join us for this M&A Workshop: Business Culture & Assimilation.

Tuesday, November 17, 2021
from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Jeff Liu

Guest Speaker: Jeff Liu, CEO, Fuyao Glass USA

Accomplished multicultural global business professional with over 20 years experiences in large scale global manufacturing operations. Experienced as board directors, cross functional organization capabilities, results-oriented, visionary executive with international experiences in supply chain operations. Expertise in communication, problem solving and multi-functional diverse audience through extensive leadership experience in North America, Asia Pacific, China and Europe. A respectful and trustworthy leader, experienced in developing and leading high performing team as well as coaching and motivating the team through challenging organization changes. Specialties: Leadership, Innovation, M&A negotiation, Program management, Strategic sourcing, Sales & marketing, Persuasion, Decision-making, Mentoring, International relations, Vision and imagination.

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Asia Trade Mission 2021

M3C is the #1 regional business association to host trade delegations to Asia’s largest trade shows. Join dozens of Midwestern businesses that have succeeded in securing export and foreign direct investments opportunities after visiting China and Hong Kong SAR as part of the Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce China Trade Mission delegation.

Wednesday, November 3 – Sunday, November 21

Objectives of the trade mission:

  • Attend trade shows and meetings to showcase products and services from Midwest USA
  • Attract direct investments and visitors, promote trade and economic development and create jobs in Midwest USA
  • Build bridges and promote mutual understanding through dialogues and enhance sister cities and friendship cities relationships
  • Provide third-party** vendor and supplier certification and verification services for enhanced supply chain management***

Major events and trade shows included* in the trade mission:

  • China International Import Expo, Nov 5-10, Shanghai
  • China High Tech Fair, Nov 17-21, Shenzhen

* Visitors access only. Exhibitor access requires separate registration and additional fees may apply. Consult our office for details.

Target markets and industries:

  • Agriculture
  • Arts, entertainment and recreation
  • E-commerce and logistics
  • Education services
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Manufacturing – automobile, aviation and aerospace
  • Real estate
  • Trade

Who should join:

  • Business development professionals
  • Business owners and executives
  • Economic development professionals
  • Entrepreneurs

M3C provides registration and travel recommendation service only. Guests are responsible for all travel expenses. Group rates discounts available. Contact our office for details.

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** M3C retains the use of third-party services to conduct supplier certification and verification services

*** M3C promotes and advocates for an “Enhanced Supply Chain” for US businesses in order to maintain a sustainable supply chain that respects and addresses social responsibility and national security concerns.

 


Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce is committed to be your main resource for all China related matters! We create and stimulate opportunities, provide benefits and foster cooperation among all regional Midwest American and Chinese organizations. We arrange events and activities to promote trade and investments that lead to job creation.

Our feature events include:

  • Asian Financial Forum by Hong Kong Trade Development Council, January 2021
  • Canton Fair by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC, April and October 2021
  • Trade Winds by the Int’l Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. Department of Commerce, April 2021
  • China International Consumer Products Expo by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC, May 2021
  • China International Import Expo by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC, November 2021
  • China High Tech Fair by a panel of ministries and commissions of PRC, November 2021

Our participation in these events is designed to promote members and affilliated businesses from the Midwest USA to increase our exposure and gain market share in the highly competitive market.

WE HELP YOU FIND SUPPLIERS AND BUYERS,
SO YOU MAY FOCUS ON WHAT’S MORE IMPORTANT TO YOU!